Posted inHousing

Undocumented Immigrant New Yorkers Shut Out of Federal Hurricane Ida Aid

Two weeks after the remnants of Hurricane Ida tore through the city, killing 13 people, basements across the city are still drying out as many New Yorkers struggle to recover from the punishing storm. With millions of dollars in federal assistance now unlocked for the city, some households that saw rivers of rain and sewage […]

Posted inWeather

How to Clean Up After Ida: A Guide for the Flooded

Additional reporting by Aria Velasquez, Clifford Michel and Allison Dikanovic Between the remnants of Hurricanes Ida and Henri, New Yorkers have been walloped by water this summer, with some finding their homes flooded for the first time.  Basement apartments were especially hard-hit by Ida, with most of the city’s deaths coming in below-grade homes.  Meanwhile, […]

Posted inMissing Them

‘Gateway to Poverty’: Calls Rise for a National Relief Fund for COVID-19 Victims’ Families

Additional reporting by Natalia Gutiérrez This story was produced as part of “MISSING THEM,” THE CITY’s ongoing collaborative project to remember every New Yorker killed by COVID-19. If you know someone who died or may have died due to the coronavirus, share their story here, leave us a voicemail at 646-494-1095 or text “remember” to […]